Money, long-term and legal concerns that come with egg freezing, with fertility lawyer Molly O'Brien

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When you're considering freezing your eggs, there are a lot of financial, long-term and legal concerns to think about. International Fertility Law Group attorney Molly O'Brien joins our Stephanie Haney to talk through it all, as someone who practices law in this area, worked for years at an egg donor and surrogacy agency, and has frozen her eggs. Molly shares the upfront costs of egg freezing, intermediate and future expenses, and the current state of insurance coverage and workplace benefits for fertility preservation. Molly and Stephanie also dive into property rights issues for people choosing between freezing eggs and embryos, the problem with using medical consent forms as contracts, and what you need to think about in the event you never actually end up using your frozen eggs. Plus, Stephanie gives one final update on her own egg freezing journey, shares why Affogato Cat Cafe is the blissful reprieve that you Need to Know in NEO, and tells you the many reasons that "Cleveland Grl" Abbie Frank is such A Good Follow on Instagram. Connect with fertility lawyer Molly O'Brien here: https://iflg.net/who-we-are/molly-obrien-esq/ Read IFLG's blog on the rise in egg freezing during the pandemic here: http://www.iflg.net/covid-19-accelerates-egg-freezing-boom/ Need to Know in NEO: Affogato Cat Cafe in Tremont http://affogatocatcafe.com/ http://instagram.com/affogatocatcafe A Good Follow: Abbie Frank http://instagram.com/cleveland_grl Connect with Stephanie here: http://twitter.com/_StephanieHaney http://instagram.com/_StephanieHaney http://facebook.com/thestephaniehaney

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